How do I apply for SNAP or WIC benefits?

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

SNAP benefits (food stamps) are administered by the Massachusetts Department of Transitional Assistance (DTA). Click here to check eligibility.

Click here to apply online. Or apply by phone: 

(877) 382-2363

Apply in person at the Lowell DTA office:

(978) 446-2400 for assistance.

The Billerica Community Services Coordinator can also assist in applying for SNAP benefits. Call  (978) 215-1903 or email for an appointment.

Women, infants, Children Program (WIC)  

WIC benefits are available for eligible MA residents who are children under 5, new mothers , or pregnant or breastfeeding parents. Click here to check eligibility.

Click here to apply online  or call the Lowell WIC office to make an appointment:

(978) 454-6397


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